In light of the upcoming holidays, we are going to step away from our usual safety tips and celebrate Agriculture! The month of December can be hectic and it is easy to loose sight of what we are most thankful for in life and the things that are really worth celebrating. 30 more words
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By: Michelle Lancaster
Lately my husband has been looking around our house and farm marveling at the number of projects we completed this year. I think he compares his life as a dairy farmer (where he made one product, raw milk) to our homestead now which encircles a tiny dairy that makes up the top of our flow chart from which we branch out into pigs, garden, chickens & eggs, and a multitude of small homestead projects. 1,233 more words
It was 14 degrees, nearly twice as cold as usual for a typical November in Iowa. But more than 5,800 people still showed up at Living History Farms at the break of dawn to run seven miles across the snow-covered farm fields, ice-caked streams and muddy ravines. 581 more words
I’m working part-time for my uncle at his farm in Cape Elizabeth this year. Here’s what my walk to work looked like on Saturday morning!
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The International Year of Family Farming (IYFF) highlights the decisive role of family farming in the sustainable production of 80% of the world’s food and in the conservation of ecosystems and biodiversity. 217 more words